Bat Animal Pictures

Chiroptera

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Golden crowned fruit bat (Acerodon jubatus)
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Golden crowned fruit bat (Acerodon jubatus)

Big eared townsend bat (Corynorhinus townsendii)
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White-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi)
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White-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi)

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Bats in a palm tree in Kampung Juara, Pulau Tioman

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Bats in a palm tree in Kampung Juara, Pulau Tioman

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Bats in a palm tree in Kampung Juara, Pulau Tioman

Get a Bat Out of Your House
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Bat flying in house
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Flying Pipistrelle bat (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) in the wooden attic of a city church. This species is known for roosting and living in urban areas in Europe and Asia.

Bat in the attic
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Bats roosting in the attic of an abandoned house. Bats can easily get into a house through open spaces.

Bat Teeth - Greater mouse-eared bat
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Bat Teeth - Side View
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bat-eared fox
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Bat-eared foxes use their large ears to regulate their body temperature.

What Do Bats Eat
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Are Bats Mammals
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A flying squirrel clings to the side of a tree near a corn feeder on a summer night in eastern Illinois

Are Bats Mammals
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A flying squirrel clings to the side of a tree near a corn feeder on a summer night in eastern Illinois.

Bat flying in the natural forest , Lyle's flying fox Bat flying in the natural forest , Lyle's flying fox

Are Bats Mammals
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Lyle's flying fox flying in the forest. Bats are the only mammals that can fly in a sustained fashion.

Animals That Stay Up All Night - Bats
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Bats use echolocation to hunt their prey.

Mauritian tomb bat (Taphozous mauritianus) resting on a tree in Africa.

Animals that Eat Insects – Mauritian Tomb Bat
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Mauritian tomb bats can help control pest populations, including insects that carry human diseases.

Bats
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Their animal group goes by many different names, but bats travel in a colony, cloud, cauldron or camp.

Animals that fly – bats
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Perhaps the most widespread of all flying animals in terms of location, bats can be found worldwide.

Largest Bats Indian Flying Fox at Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka

Largest Bats
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By Sarah H. Olson ,Gerard Bounga,Alain Ondzie,Trent Bushmaker,Stephanie N. Seifert,Eeva Kuisma,Dylan W. Taylor,Vincent J. Munster,Chris Walzer - https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0223139, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=91032772 An adult male hammer-headed bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus) viewed in profile. The bat has been fitted with a solar-powered GPS collar Sarah H. Olson, Gerard Bounga, Alain Ondzie, Trent Bushmaker, Stephanie N. Seifert, Eeva Kuisma, Dylan W. Taylor, Vincent J. Munster, Chris Walzer / CC0 1.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=91032772 https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en

Largest Bats: Hammer-headed Bat
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The hammer-headed bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus), is also known as hammer-headed fruit bat or big-lipped bat.

By Kalyanvarma - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5646340 Wroughton's Free-tailed Bat photographed from North Karnataka Kalyanvarma / CC BY-SA 3.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Otomops_wroughtoni.jpg https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

Largest Bats: Wroughton's Free-tailed Bat
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Wroughton's Free-tailed Bat was considered to be one of the 15 most critically endangered bat species until the two new colonies were discovered.

Largest Bats: Greater Noctule Bat

Largest Bats: Greater Noctule Bat
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Greater Noctule Bat is one of the few bat species to feed on passerine birds.

Largest Bats: Greater Spear-nosed Bat A Brazilian Bat, the greater spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus hastatus) is a bat species of the family Phyllostomidae from South America. It is one of the larger bats of this region and is omnivorous.

Largest Bats: Greater Spear-nosed Bat
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Greater Spear-nosed bats roost together in caves or tree hollows, sometimes forming colonies of several 1000 individuals.

Largest Bats: Greater Horseshoe Bat

Largest Bats: Greater Horseshoe Bat
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The Greater Horseshoe Bat can be easily identified by the flap of horseshoe shaped skin around its nostrils.

Kitti's hog-nosed bat, also known as the bumblebee bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai) from Myanmar S├ębastien J. Puechmaille1,*, Pipat Soisook2, Medhi Yokubol2, Piyathip Piyapan2,Meriadeg Ar Gouilh3, 4, Khin Mie Mie5, Khin Khin Kyaw5, Iain Mackie6,Sara Bumrungsri2, Ariya Dejtaradol2, Tin Nwe5, Si Si Hla Bu7, Chutamas Satasook2,Paul J. Bates8, Emma C. Teeling1, / CC BY 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Craseonycteris_thonglongyai.png

Kitti's hog-nosed bat
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Kitti's hog-nosed bat is the smallest species of bat and arguably the world's smallest mammal. Stay in limestone cave. Spot focus.

Kitti's Hog-Nosed Bat
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